Police identify two bodies found in Hampton River

The Hampton Police Department has identified two male victims found in the Hampton River on Friday afternoon as 57 year-old Mark Classen and 53 year-old Bruce Menezes, both Hampton residents.

According to a report released by police, The New Hampshire Office of the Chief Medical Examiner determined that both individuals drowned.

The bodies were found on Friday, when police received a call at about 11 a.m. from a person who had found the first body floating in the water. About an hour later, while on the scene, investigators discovered a second body nearby. New Hampshire Marine Patrol police recover the body.

Officers are still investigating the circumstance of the deaths.